Jon Haskins joins Florida support staff

January, 24, 2012
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- Florida has hired Jon Haskins as its new director of player personnel.

Haskins spent the 2011 season at Nevada after spending the previous three at Stanford, where he was a four-year starter as a linebacker from 1994-97. At Nevada, Haskins oversaw all aspects of recruiting, according to the school's web site.

Haskins takes over for Mark Pantoni, who left in November to join former UF coach Urban Meyer at Ohio State. Pantoni's duties included football operations, working with recruiting coordinator Aubrey Hill and helping run UF's Friday Night Lights, a popular one-night summer camp and recruiting showcase. Haskins' exact duties are not yet established.

Mike DiRocco | email

ESPN Jacksonville Jaguars reporter



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